Admissions Officer II

Job description

This position directly supports Enrollment Management's and the University's goals to admit and matriculate a diverse and well-qualified freshman class. This position will also have responsibility for liaison between Admission Operations and the Recruitment Team to ensure that excellent communication is maintained. This position will be responsible for answering inquiries from the Recruitment team in regard to application status of students. Will also help, as needed, with the "see blue." U Orientations for new students.

Job Title
Admissions Officer II

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8Z210: Undergraduate Admissions

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs. Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (40 hours/week).


MS Windows, MS Office (including word, outlook, Excel), SAP (SLCM) experience preferred. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and decision making ability.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Prior work with high school students preferred. Bachelors degree plus one year of related experience is also preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in student and/or customer service?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  2. * Please explain your communication skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please explain your interest in this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/13/2018
    Application Due: 9/19/2018
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